A volcanically active planet is shown in closeup at the left side of the image with glowing eruptions and lines of lava on the surface. To the right and in the distance is a faint blue glowing ball representing the more massive planet in the system.Sixteen frames from Voyager 1's flyby of Jupiter in 1979 were merged to create this image. Jupiter's Great Red Spot is visible in the center. Jupiter's moon Europa can be seen in the foreground at the bottom left of the image.The frame is a horizontal rainbow of color on a grid. Shadows of molecules can be seen through the light as well as the jagged peaks and troughs of spectral lines.
Fizzy Super Earths and Lava Worlds“Fizzy Super-Earths: Impacts of Magma Composition on the Bulk Density and Structure of Lava Worlds.” in The Astrophysical Journal.01/03
Identifying Hydrothermal Activity on Icy Ocean Worlds“Ethene-ethanol ratios as potential indicators of hydrothermal activity at Enceladus, Europa, and other icy ocean worlds.” In Icarus.02/03
NASA Raman Spectroscopic Database"The NASA Raman spectroscopic database: Ramdb version 1.00.” In Icarus.03/03
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May 2009Exploration of Victoria Crater by the Mars Rover Opportunity

Squyres, S. W., Knoll, A. H., Arvidson, R. E., Ashley, J. W., Bell, J. F., Calvin, W. M., … Christensen, P. R. (2009). Science, 324(5930), 1058–1061. doi:10.1126/science.1170355

The origin of sulfur-bearing species on the surfaces of icy satellites

Strazzulla, G., Garozzo, M., & Gomis, O. (2009). Advances in Space Research, 43(9), 1442–1445. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2009.01.007

April 2009Infrared spectroscopy of Wild 2 particle hypervelocity tracks in Stardust aerogel: Evidence for the presence of volatile organics in cometary dust

Bajt, S., Sandford, S. A., Flynn, G. J., Matrajt, G., Snead, C. J., Westphal, A. J., & Bradley, J. P. (2009). Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 44(4), 471–484. doi:10.1111/j.1945-5100.2009.tb00745.x

HAT-P-10b: A LIGHT AND MODERATELY HOT JUPITER TRANSITING A K DWARF

Bakos, G. Á., Pál, A., Torres, G., Sipőcz, B., Latham, D. W., Noyes, R. W., … Kovács, G. (2009). The Astrophysical Journal, 696(2), 1950–1955. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/696/2/1950

THE HD 40307 PLANETARY SYSTEM: SUPER-EARTHS OR MINI-NEPTUNES?

Barnes, R., Jackson, B., Raymond, S. N., West, A. A., & Greenberg, R. (2009). The Astrophysical Journal, 695(2), 1006–1011. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/695/2/1006

Phylogeography of lions ( Panthera leo ssp.) reveals three distinct taxa and a late Pleistocene reduction in genetic diversity

Barnett, R., Shapiro, B., Barnes, I., Ho, S. Y. W., Burger, J., Yamaguchi, N., … Higham, T. F. G. (2009). Molecular Ecology, 18(8), 1668–1677. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294x.2009.04134.x

Mechanistical studies on the formation of carbon dioxide in extraterrestrial carbon monoxide ice analog samples

Bennett, C. J., Jamieson, C. S., & Kaiser, R. I. (2009). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11(21), 4210. doi:10.1039/b901220f

AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE DECOMPOSITION OF CARBON MONOXIDE AND FORMATION ROUTES TO CARBON DIOXIDE IN INTERSTELLAR ICES

Bennett, C. J., Jamieson, C. S., & Kaiser, R. I. (2009). The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 182(1), 1–11. doi:10.1088/0067-0049/182/1/1

A novel symbiosis between chemoautotrophic bacteria and a freshwater cave amphipod

Dattagupta, S., Schaperdoth, I., Montanari, A., Mariani, S., Kita, N., Valley, J. W., & Macalady, J. L. (2009). ISME J, 3(8), 935–943. doi:10.1038/ismej.2009.34

THE REDDENING TOWARD CASSIOPEIA A's SUPERNOVA: CONSTRAINING THE 56 Ni YIELD

Eriksen, K. A., Arnett, D., McCarthy, D. W., & Young, P. (2009). The Astrophysical Journal, 697(1), 29–36. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/697/1/29